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House Considers Several Science Committee Bills

Dec 18, 2017
Press Release

(Washington, DC) – Today, the House is considering the following Science Committee bills under suspension of the rules.

H.R. 4661 – United States Fire Administration, AFG, and SAFER Program Reauthorization Act of 2017, to reauthorize the United States Fire Administration, the Assistance to Firefighters Grants program, the Fire Prevention and Safety Grants program, and the Staffing for Adequate Fire and Emergency Response grant program, and for other purposes.

See Ranking Member Eddie Bernice Johnson’s (D-TX) statement on H.R. 4661 here.

H.R. 4375 – STEM Research and Education Effectiveness and Transparency Act, to provide for a study on broadening participation in certain National Science Foundation research and education programs, to collect data on Federal research grants to science agencies, and for other purposes.

See Ranking Member Johnson’s statement on H.R. 4375 here.

H.R. 4254 – Women in Aerospace Education Act, to amend the National Science Foundation Authorization Act of 2002 to strengthen the aerospace workforce pipeline by the promotion of Robert Noyce Teacher Scholarship Program and National Aeronautics and Space Administration internship and fellowship opportunities to women, and for other purposes.

See Ranking Member Johnson’s statement on H.R. 4254 here.

H.R. 4323 – Supporting Veterans in STEM Careers Act, to promote veteran involvement in STEM education, computer science, and scientific research, and for other purposes.

See Ranking Member Johnson’s statement on H.R. 4323 here.

H.R. 1159 – United States and Israel Space Cooperation Act, to provide for continuing cooperation between the National Aeronautics and Space Administration and the Israel Space Agency, and for other purposes.

See Ranking Member Johnson’s statement on H.R. 1159 here.

115th Congress